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Precise

Pronunciation of Precise
/pɹɪsˈa͡ɪs/, /pɹɪsˈa‍ɪs/, /p_ɹ_ɪ_s_ˈaɪ_s/

Antonyms for precise:

general, inexact, incorrect, imprecise, loose, inaccurate, wrong, false.

Synonyms for precise:

Sense 1

letter-perfect, faithfully, reliable, rightly, minute, formal, word-perfect, neat, obvious, direct, selectivity, bluenosed, right on, smack-dab, aright, faultless, official, narrow, selectiveness, unerring, discriminative, genuine, readable, old-maidish, scientific, prissy, errorless.

Sense 2

level, analytical, strictly, precision, orderly, solid, nicely, victorian, estimate, exactly, unambiguous, conventional, decided, squarely, tasteful, veridical, discriminatory, truly, precisely, plumb.

Sense 4

directly, certain, reckon, clean, estimation, entire, genteel, clear-cut, put, select, positive.

Sense 5

discriminate, stuffy, complete, refinement, faithful.

Sense 6

selective, smack.

Sense 7

full, whole.

Sense 8

bang, flush.

Sense 9

even, free.

Sense 14

set.

Sense 17

good.

accurate

true.

dainty

exquisite.

discernible

clear.

exact

mathematical, perfect.

formal

pedantic.

prompt

punctual.

specific

concrete.

vivid

graphic.

absolute (adjective)

positive.

authoritative (adjective)

definitive.

correct (adjective)

all-right, valid, exact, correct, accurate, veracious, suitable, on the button, right.

dead-on (adjective)

unerring.

exact, accurate (adjective)

individual, express, particular, clear-cut, explicit, proper, nice, on the nose, correct, narrow, stringent, literal, unequivocal, on the button, definite, specific, categorical, rigorous, very, strict, rigid, actual, right.

fastidious (adjective)

conscientious, severe, prudish, correct, rigorous, mincing, hypercritical, finicky, careful, picky, prim, delicate, discerning, flawless, punctilious, choosy, priggish, perspicacious, squeamish, fussy, methodical, persnickety, proper, discriminating, critical, meticulous, epicurean, particular, literal, demanding, exacting, fastidious, accurate, scrupulous, dainty, diligent, Qualmish.

genteel (adjective)

old-maidish.

literal (adjective)

authentic, verbatim, explicit, exact, actual, accurate, prosaic, literal, overt.

meticulous, fastidious (adjective)

punctilious, fussy, finicky, persnickety, genteel, priggish, prissy, picky, uncompromising, scrupulous, exact, prim, formal, choosy, inflexible, careful, stuffy.

on time (adjective)

punctual.

ordered (adjective)

disciplined.

orderly (adjective)

systematic.

perfect (adjective)

perfect.

precise (adjective)

accurate, proper, correct, rigorous, definite, right, meticulous, strict, exact.

severe (adjective)

puritanical, stern, bleak, austere, severe, tart, fundamental, crisp, curt, rigorous, strait-laced, piquant, obdurate, acrimonious, lean, short, authoritarian, icy, correct, grim, acerbic, dry, hidebound, dour, raw, rigid, abrupt, intense, blunt, harsh, uncompromising, obstinate, stiff-necked, acute, demanding, frosty, cool, brisk, chilly, inflexible, astringent, intolerant, oppressive, disciplined, brusque, spare, draconian, unbending, stringent, spartan, strict, relentless, gruff, censorious, ascetic, stark, caustic, basic, imperial, sharp, keen, exacting, prudish, cutting, meticulous, critical.

short (adjective)

short, terse.

single (adjective)

one.

special (adjective)

idiosyncratic, keynote, particular, characteristic, quirky, different, specialized, feature, specific, special, hallmark, discriminating, definite, distinguishing, individual, peculiar.

truthful (adjective)

honest.

veridical (adjective)

veridical.

vigilant (adjective)

provident, sharp-eyed, fussy, strict, thorough, vigilant, finical, alert, exacting, prudent, watchful, ready, mindful, particular, conscientious, scrupulous, regardful, prepared, observant, thoughtful, heedful, attentive, careful, guarded, diligent, meticulous, responsible, fastidious, cautious.

orderly (adverb)

systematic.

Sense 1 (noun)

perfect, unerring, reliable.

Sense 2 (noun)

clear, positive, clear-cut, unambiguous, categorical, precisely, express, unequivocal, decided.

Sense 3 (noun)

errorless, true, systematic.

Sense 4 (noun)

faithful, veridical, honest, veracious.

Sense 6 (noun)

bluenosed, old-maidish, genteel, stuffy, victorian, prissy.

precise (noun)

punctilious, finespun, exact, microscopic, hairsplitting, on the button, pinpoint, nice, very, right, dead, on the nose, fine, correct, meticulous, accurate, skillful.

limiting (verb)

definitive.

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